Prospective graduate students - Welcome to the Department of Scientific Computing! We offer Master's and Ph.D. programs, open to students holding a bachelor's degree in the applied sciences, mathematics, computer science, computational science, or engineering.

Deadline (submit your application before January 15)

The Department of Scientific Computing only admits graduate students in the FALL. We recommend that you submit your application before January 15, because we will begin to make assistantship offers in late-January to the top students and continue until all the positions are filled. Also, the visa process for international students may take months to go through.

The application procedure is the same for all students.

All applicants, please note:
Transcripts are considered official when they are sent from a college or university directly to the Office of Admissions and contain an official seal and signature. Transcripts bearing the statement "Issued to student" or transcripts submitted by the applicant are not considered official.

Application Process

All prospective graduate students need to submit an application to Florida State University

FSU Application Procedure:
  • Complete FSU's Office of Admissions on-line application (Click the "Apply Now!" button).
  • Pay FSU application fee of $30 (check or credit card).
  • Have official GRE scores sent to admissions (school code for Florida State University is 5219. A department code is not required). The official scores must be received directly from the Educational Testing Service by the Office of Admissions.
  • Have two official transcripts submitted to the Office of Admissions by every college and university attended.

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if our "Department of Scientific Computing Supplemental Application for Admission" does not appear in your FSU Application Status Checklist under "Forms" within 2 business days.

For excellent information about the FSU application procedure, please see the student pages on the FSU Web site.

Admission requirements

All graduate applicants must satisfy the following FSU admission requirements:

  • Have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Be in good standing at the institution of higher learning last attended.
  • Present evidence by official transcripts of a satisfactory prior academic record (at least a 3.0 G.P.A. on a 4.0 scale) OR have minimum ranking of 85 percentile (quantitative) and 50 percentile (verbal) on the Graduate Record Examinations General Test (GRE), under the new scoring system.
  • Be a native English speaker OR pass the TOEFL test (international applicants only).
  • Additional information for incoming international students, including language requirements, can be found at the International Admissions website.
  • Be approved by the Department of Scientific Computing.

NOTE: Students must meet both University and departmental requirements. Click here for details.

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